aestheticize


aestheticize
aesthetic (US also esthetic) ADJECTIVE 1) concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty. 2) of pleasing appearance.
NOUN a set of principles underlying the work of a particular artist or artistic movement.
DERIVATIVES aesthetically adverb aestheticism noun aestheticize (also aestheticise) verb.
ORIGIN Greek aisthtikos, from aisthesthai 'perceive' .

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  • aestheticize — [es thet′i sīz΄] vt. aestheticized, aestheticizing to make a subject of aesthetic consideration; view or judge with regard to an aesthetic aestheticization n. * * * aes·thet·i·cize also es·thet·i·cize (ĕs thĕtʹə sīz ) tr.v. aes·thet·i·cized,… …   Universalium

  • aestheticize — (Amer.) v. make aesthetic, make something pleasing; portray in an artistic way (also aestheticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aestheticize — [es thet′i sīz΄] vt. aestheticized, aestheticizing to make a subject of aesthetic consideration; view or judge with regard to an aesthetic aestheticization n …   English World dictionary

  • aestheticize — also estheticize transitive verb ( cized; cizing) Date: 1864 to make aesthetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aestheticize — aes·thet·i·cize …   English syllables

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  • aestheticized — aestheticize (Amer.) v. make aesthetic, make something pleasing; portray in an artistic way (also aestheticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aestheticizes — aestheticize (Amer.) v. make aesthetic, make something pleasing; portray in an artistic way (also aestheticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aestheticizing — aestheticize (Amer.) v. make aesthetic, make something pleasing; portray in an artistic way (also aestheticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • estheticize — variant of aestheticize …   New Collegiate Dictionary